Dec 182014

Teacher unions where taken aback by the Government’s insulting offer this week. All indications are that there will be an ugly fight between the Liberal Government and its teachers in the new year. Although Liberal leader Philippe Couillard stated that “Education is the best investment of all for the future” on March 10, 2014, it seems that neither the Treasury Board nor Yves Bolduc, Minster of Education, agree.

Read QPAT’s press release here. Ou ici en français.

Read the details of the Government’s offer here. Ou ici en français.

Note: all documents are available on QPAT’s website at

Dec 012014

qpat_logoThe Eastern Shores Teachers Association is represented on two provincial committees of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers. Ray Venables, ESTA president and QPAT Treasurer, sits on the Finance and Budget committee. Adele Flowers, ESTA Secretary-Treasurer, belongs to the Human Rights and Social Justice committee. Committee members have a two-year mandate which will end in 2016.